Public-health educators are grappling with the best way to connect with Canada’s young people, who are among the world’s most avid pot smokers. Traditional anti-drug campaigns that rely on fear, a dry recitation of facts or lecturing don’t tend to be effective.
OTTwp The chance to climb a rock wall and dangle from a wire may be part of the government of Canada’s newest campaign to educate young people about the health risks of marijuana. Health Canada is bringing cannabis “interactive activity zones” to music festivals, fairs, sporting events and other celebrations across the country starting next month. Possible locations include Canada Day in Ottawa, the Pacific National Exhibition in Vancouver, the Tremblant International Blues Festival and the Buskers Festival in Halifax, according to Health Canada. The $5. Health Canada cannabis education program rolls out the fun and games
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